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Manx Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent museum

Loved revisiting this museum after a break of fifteen years. A few changes, but still very... read more

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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A truly informative Museum

We did not plan to visit the Museum but boy are we glad we did. It is wonderfully set out in rooms... read more

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Buxton, Australia
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From Viking treasure finds, natural wonders of the world, the famous TT Races and wartime internment – you’ll find something to appeal to everyone at the Manx Museum.The museum has plenty of interactive displays, films and a wide range of exhibits...more
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Manx Museum Kingswood Grove, Douglas IM1 3LY
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All reviews rainy day free entry natural history multi storey car park short film interesting exhibits isle of man internment camps steep hill couple of hours worth a visit great place to visit all ages tt races on display few hours gift shop
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved revisiting this museum after a break of fifteen years. A few changes, but still very informative.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bennetthuckle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not plan to visit the Museum but boy are we glad we did. It is wonderfully set out in rooms and so easy to navigate your way around with the supplied map of the exhibits. There is so much to read and look...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gypsywalker2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Event is free, we thought due this we would be round it in a few hours, four hours later and the doors were closing and we hadn't finished looking, cafe safe, shop staff and museums staff all very knowledgeable, approachable and eager to help, lockers...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nikkiagaffney
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this museum in the centre of Douglas and found it very interesting with different things in it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MerseysideTinkerbell
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum contains a lot of artefacts in order to show the history of the Isle of Man. There are clear explications on the major events of the Isle of Man. Moreover the admission is free.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very informative and packed with artefacts. We all said that there is so much here to take in that we would have to return again. Pleased to find family members are mentioned in various places throughout the museum ; self portrait 1895...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide range of artifacts, accessibly displayed. Impressive use of voice recordings. Made subsequent visits much much meaningful.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this museum - it documents the history of the island really well and in lots of different ways. I love listening to the tales from the older residents of the island. It is easy to spend 2 or 3 hours in there and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SueeG1939
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't give ourselves enough time here, so much information, beautifully presented. I particularly liked the information on local animals.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tiz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The manx museum is well worth a visit. Most interesting and well laid out. 5 of us visited it on Saturday and each one of us was well impressed.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Heatherclarke53
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June 3, 2017|
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Response from venus2012 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - depending on your preferences (it's an art gallery/museum) but I spent about 4 hours there, split into two visits. My interests covered both art and celtic/viking ancient history and geology. . I paid a second visit as... More
Elizabeth C
July 28, 2015|
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Response from 473KH473 | Reviewed this property |
I think there is a bug in tripadvisor, this is the 2nd time in a month that I have been notified that there is a question and it is for the wrong location. I don't think it is user error, I think there is a bug. But it... More
Gill P
March 28, 2015|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
Hi Gill Visitors to the Isle of Man can buy the ‘Holiday’ pass for £20 for adults and £10 for children from Manx National Heritage outlets, which gives unlimited entry to all MNH attractions for up to 14 days while the... More